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Smart apps help people with hearing loss

Smart apps help people with hearing loss

Researchers have developed smartphone-based apps that solve the biggest problems for people with hearing loss: filtering out background noise and improving speech perception.

Medical technology 2020 – a review

Medical technology 2020 – a review

Covid-19 gave many of these predictions for 2020 an entirely new spin: while some of the hyped trends turned out to play only bit-parts others became box-office hits in the new normal.

Fitness trackers boost physical activity levels

Fitness trackers boost physical activity levels

Smartphone fitness apps and wearable activity trackers do help boost physical activity levels, finds a review and pooled data analysis of the available evidence.

Using activity trackers to distinguish COVID-19 from flu

Using activity trackers to distinguish COVID-19 from flu

By analyzing Fitbit data and self-reported symptoms, researchers analyzed trends in heart rate, step count, and symptom duration between patients with flu and those with COVID-19.

Earable computing: A new research area in the making

Earable computing: A new research area in the making

CSL's Systems and Networking Research Group (SyNRG) is defining a new sub-area of mobile technology that they call "earable computing."

Sense Glucose Earring for managing diabetes

Sense Glucose Earring for managing diabetes

A product design graduate has developed a discreet item of wearable technology that monitors blood sugar levels and delivers feedback in real-time.

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